Jack F. Price, MD


  • Texas Medical Center



Phone: 832-824-3278
Fax: 832-825-5921

Contact Information

6651 Main Street
MC E1420
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Texas Children's Hospital


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Pediatric Cardiology 2002
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Pedi Cardiac Critical Care 2002
University of Oklahoma residency Pediatrics 1998
Washington University - St. Louis Children's Hospital residency Pediatrics 1997
Washington University - St. Louis Children's Hospital internship Pediatrics 1995
University of Oklahoma & Oklahoma City College of medical school Doctor of Medicine 1994


Dr. Price serves as attending physician for the cardiac critical care services. He acts as consultant or primary attending physician for children with critical heart disease in the cardiovascular, neonatal and pediatric intensive care units at Texas Children's Hospital. In addition, Dr. Price is a member of the pediatric heart failure and cardiac transplantation service. He also sees patients in the general pediatric cardiology outpatient clinic.

Dr. Price's research interests focus mainly on clinical pediatric heart failure. He has presented abstracts of his research at several national and international scientific meetings and has been recognized by the American Heart Association as the recipient of the Outstanding Pediatric Cardiology Research Award and by the American Academy of Pediatrics as finalist for the Young Investigator Award. He has authored or co-authored over 50 scientific manuscripts and book chapters.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
Heart Failure Society of America Member
International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation Member
Society of Pediatric Research Member


Macicek SM, Macias C, Jefferies JL, Kim JJ, Price JF. Acute heart failure syndromes in the pediatric emergency department: Clinical presentation, triage and initial management. Pediatrics 2009;124:e898-904.

Price J, Goldstein S. Cardiorenal syndrome in children with heart failure. Current Heart Failure Reports 2009;6:191-198.

Price JF, Thomas AK, Eidem BW, Smith EO, Denfield SW, Towbin JA, Dreyer WJ. B-Type natriuretic peptide predicts adverse cardiovascular events in pediatric outpatients with chronic left ventricular systolic dysfunction. Circulation 2006;114:1063-1069.

Price JF, Mott AR, Dickerson HA, Nelson DP, Chang AC, EO Smith, Denfield SW, Towbin JA, Dreyer WJ, Goldstein SL. Worsening renal function in children hospitalized with decompensated heart failure: evidence for a pediatric cardiorenal syndrome? Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2008;9:279-84.

Price JF, Towbin JA, Denfield SW, Clunie S, Smith EO, McMahon CJ, Radovancevic B, Dreyer WJ. Arginine vasopressin levels are elevated and correlate with functional status in infants and children with congestive heart failure. Circulation 2004;109:2550-3.